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it is the end of the campaign trail tonight. or is it? one presidential candidate announces plans to keep stumping for votes tomorrow on election day. good evening i'm julie haener. >> the polls open soon, and there is a lot at stake in our local communities, in california, and for the future of this country. we have team coverage on this election as ktvu's amber lee has tonight's last minute get out the vote effort. we're going to begin in chicago with ken pritchett, and president obama.
>> reporter: accords to the white house schedule, air force one should touchdown in chicago. any minute, mr. obama will spend election day in his adopted hometown of chicago just as he did four years ago. president obama ended his final day on the campaign trail in the swing state of iowa. this after he made a campaign stop in another swing state, ohio. ♪ [ music ] and the commander in chief started his day with the boss, bruce springsteen in wisconsin. three swing states. his chicago supports, such as lou walsh, and her daughter spent their day volunteering on the phone. >> who are you calling? >> calling people in iowa, and wisconsin basically.
so swing states. >> reporter: in downtown chicago, we visited an obama field office. the volunteers here, most are local, but some are from the golden state. >> i, like many californians went out here to help. i went out to chicago about four days ago. >> reporter: here to work the battleground states, where the polls indicate the president overall has a slim lead. for most of the president's ardent chicago supporters, the polls have been a reason for recent optimism. >> i feel really optimistic. i wasn't optimistic until i looked at the polls yesterday, and now i feel great. >> reporter: constructions of a stage and preparations have been underway all day. it is a large venue that can hold thousands of people, nowhere near large enough to accommodate the size of crowds that the then president-elect saw in chicago here four years
ago, when an estimated 250,000 people attended his victory rally. from chicago, we turn to boston, and ktvu's rita williams on romney's last effort to unseat president obama. >> reporter: julie, it's already after 1:00 in the morning. a very cold election day here in boston. we were just kicked out of the convention center. as you might be able to see behind me, an overnight security sweep is just starting inside. >> i need your vote. i need your help. walk with me. walk together. tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. >> reporter: mitt romney finished about an hour ago in new hampshire what was to be his final campaign event. after hunting for votes in three other swing states today. but late today he added two rare election day appearances.
back again to pennsylvania and ohio. ♪ [ music ] >> we're going to finish strong and bring home a victory. >> reporter: elaine got her phd at cal and has worked in democratic administrations, now teaches at harvard, where romney got his mba and law degree. she says the race is a toss up. >> i do think it's tight. i think the media is being overly cautious, because i think it's an impossible race to call. >> reporter: not impossible to call here in heavily democrat massachusetts, where romney was governor, and where he'll vote in just a few hours. polls show he will not win here. >> check, test, one, two. >> reporter: but mitt romney hopes to win elsewhere. the 270 electoral votes to put him in the white house. the scene is already set here at the convention center in boston, where he will win, concede, or continue to wait, with all the rest of us. reporting live in boston, rita
williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek.
they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is harder this time. >> we have to do our homework and we have to know what the facts are, and to be able to share that with other people. >> tomorrow is election day. your vote is critical. >> reporter: volunteers used a different strategy. they focused on fellow republicans, reminding them to get out and vote tomorrow. >> as you call them, what's going to show up is the polling place number. >> reporter: they say they've also made calls to battleground states such as florida, ohio, and virginia. their target? republicans who don't always vote. >> it just reinforces them that somebody is out there trying to do something. that agree with the same things
that they agree with. >> we have volunteers going out to the polling places. >> reporter: talking to voters about polling places tomorrow, statewide initiatives and local races. she says there is excitement that republican nominee, mitt romney may pull out a come from behind win. >> the energy level in volunteers has just soared. people have been calling us, and wanting to come in and help. >> reporter: volunteers tell us they will be back tomorrow, making calls all day. not taking any votes for granted, leaving nothing to chance. reporting live in lafayette, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> tonight, we already have the first results of the presidential election. small village of dixville notch is the first to vote for president.
five voted for president obama, and five voted for mitt romney. this is the first time there has been a tie in dixville. fewer ballots will be cast in california tomorrow, than in the 2008 presidential election. the poll estimates about 12.75 million people will actually cast ballots in california this year. that's compared to 13.74 million in 2008 during the last presidential election. one theory suggests people were more motivated four years ago, because of the historic nature of the obama candidacy. voters using mail in ballots are expected to reach a new high. the field poll expects 51% to vote early. compared to 49% expected to vote in person at the precincts tomorrow. how early voting has changed the electoral process, and
which party early voters prefer. and at ktvu.com you will find a section dedicated to the election. continuing coverage now of the strike at raley's and nob hill supermarkets. live in walnut creek, where striking employees tell her they have no immediate plans to return to work. heather? >> reporter: those picket lines will be up again outside knob hill foods and at raley's throughout the area. it appears there are signs this labor dispute could drag on. hoisting ticket signs and passing out flyers. striking grocery workers asked customers to support their cause. >> they're trying to change the plan. >> reporter: 7,000 union workers at raley's supermarket chain, which operates more than
100 stores in california and nevada walked off the job sunday after talks broke tone. >> i've been here 16 years, and we've worked hard for them to build this up. i just think what they're doing is wrong. >> reporter: the cashier plans to be back on the picket line tomorrow. she says she's willing to take a pay cut during the strike to fight for health care benefits. >> 36 more an hour for our retirement, and they just don't want to do that. >> reporter: the dispute was enough to keep this customer away. >> there's a safeway across the street, and we stopped shopping here. >> reporter: despite the picket lines, the company spokesman says stores will remain open as usual. he says while it's unfortunate no deal has been reached, the store needs to stay open. >> i don't want to be on the picket line. >> reporter: monica mendez says the company proposal to freeze wages and eliminate premium pay
for sunday shifts is unacceptable. >> i've been with the company for 24 years. 24 years, and they want to take what's important for me and my family? i don't think that's fair. >> reporter: passing motorists honked their horns tonight, sympathizing with the workers. rainstorming live tonight, heather holmes, ktvu, channel 2 news. a man charged with smashing the windshield of a san francisco muni bus after the giants won the world series appeared in court today. he pleaded not guilty to two counts of vandalism. his attorney says he is ashamed of his actions, is very sorry, and hopes to make amends. he is currently free on $40,000 bail. the muni bus was also set on fire. muni says it's out about $1 million because its insurance does not cover the vandalism. the bus costs $700,000, and it
had $300,000 worth of work done recently. a san francisco board of supervisor's committee today unanimously approved a ban on public nudity. nudity is currently allowed in public spaces throughout san francisco, as long as there is no lewd conduct associated with it. supporters say nudity is a form of expression, opponents say it offends some people, raises health issues and is bad for business. it felt a lot like summer today with record high temperatures in parts of the bay area. in strain, the parks were filled with -- san francisco, the parks were filled with people trying to soak up that sun. one mother told us, it felt like everyone was in a better mood today. will the warm weather continue into tomorrow? learn how long we have before rain puts an end to these
this is hayden. that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight. thirty-eight raises billions in new revenue - bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us. vote yes on thirty-eight. an elementary school principal was found guilty today of failing to report possible child abuse by a teacher. matt keller is live now in san jose to explain how one juror
felt the responsibility went beyond just the principal. matt? >> reporter: we've been covering this story for months, today, the trial ended inside this courthouse with a guilty verdict. stood and listened as a guilty verdict was read for failing 30 report possible child abuse. eventually, she sat down and wiped tears from her eyes. >> we needed to be able to send a message that their obligation is to report, not to investigate. >> reporter: prosecutors say a student in east san jose went with her mother to the then principal to report suspicious activity about craig chandler. they say instead of going to the police, the principal spoke with district officials in chanldz letter about the vexes -- chandler about the investigation. chandler was arrested in january and going to charge for
sexually abusing five students, including one after the report. she was immediately sentenced to two years of court probation. about $600 in fines, and about 100 hours of community service. the jurors said testimony during the trial revealed the evergreen school district shared some responsibility in the case. >> i think there were comments made that people from the teachers all the way up to the principals, and also to hr, they received no training on mandatory reporting. >> educators need to know this is not acceptable. >> reporter: the evergreen school district released this statement to me late today, saying, while we are disappointed with the outcome, we respect the process and remain committed to our mission of making sure each of our students receive a high quality education in a safe and nurturing environment. reporting live in san jose, matt keller, ktvu, channel 2 news. police in san jose today announced an arrest in the weekend shooting of a father of
three. officers arrested 23-year-old armando galvin in antigua. investigators say he knew the victim. investigators say it appears galvin, and agulto got in some kind of argument prior to the shooting saturday morning. he is the 40th homicide victim in san jose this year. that's the same number for all of last year. the grandmother of a toddler in modesto who was shot in the torso this weekend is now facing charges of child endangerment. the 18-month-old girl was airlifted to oakland children's hospital yesterday after the grandmother drove the child to a modesto area hospital. police say the still no clear how the little girl was shot, and that the family is not cooperating. the toddler remains hospitalized in critical, but
stable condition. charged in connection with two burglaries back in july. both men are now awaiting trial. police say they stole electronics, and jewelry, and some of the stolen items have now been recovered. the big issue on tomorrow's california ballot is proposition 0. today, opponents of the tax measure had to reveal the source of their funding. as jana katsuyama reports, governor jerry brown also made one last push for support. >> reporter: they pulled out all the stops. >> keep the california dream alive. yes, on 30. >> reporter: powerhouse politicians joined forces at a yes on 30 rally. >> the university of california has increased tuition once, twice, three times, can't do it anymore. >> reporter: this afternoon at uc berkely, students were drumming up support. the governor already allocated
$6 billion to k through 12 schools. betting prop 30 would pass. it would temporarily increase the sales tax. >> i think rather than taxing, what we need is to cut back on spending. >> reporter: the no on 30 campaign did get a slap on the hand from the california fair political practices commission. the watchdog group accused the no on 30 group of money laundering for receiving $11 million from an arizona nonprofit and failing to reveal the source. >> it does have to say who actually paid for it. this is what they did not do, and voters have a right to know who pays for these ads. >> at the end of the day, i think voters will he reject it as we did in 2009 when they had a tax increase on the ballot, because they realize this isn't
really about cuts, it's a tax increase. more details now, the arizona based group, americans responsible leadership did not name donors to its no on 30 campaign. instead, it listed a chain of organizations which have been used to shuttle money to the campaign. the center for responsive politics reports the group's president is a billionaire operative for charles and david koch who have given millions of dollars to conservative causes. we did have that record heat around today. the big one is san jose. it's 1901. over 100 years that record was standing. 84degrees today in san jose. just about as warm tomorrow. the map that uses colors to show temperatures oranges are 80s. yellows are 70ee. that's your day tomorrow. just like today. no big changes, maybe a little
warmer in some places, and i suspect we'll see a couple of records as well. when i come back, we're going to talk about the next weather system that gets in here. this is about 10:45. it's a real doozy. it's a cold one. we're going to see snow at lower elevations. the temperature drop could be as much as 35 degrees. construction crews at the new 49ers stadium in santa clara logged a milestone before cameras today. they hoisted one of the first pieces of concrete into place. it is one of the concrete sections that will form many parts of that stadium. managers say the project is on schedulek and should be ready for the 2014 nfl season. how a diver fought off a shark attack. plus. >> we're in tiburon, where students are finally getting an opportunity to do something that vandals robbed them of last year. >> plus, new video of a dramatic rescue. what rescuers call one of the toughest moments. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy.
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a 30-year-old man says he thought he was going to die with a shark bit his ankle when he was diving off of maui. he hit the shark in the face. doctors are now trying to save his right foot. it's thought it was a 15-foot tiger shark that attacked him. late last month, a 51-year-old california woman was attacked by a shark off of maui. she also survived. the sonoma county sheriff released video of a dramatic rescue. seven people were rescued from a capsized boat. one of the toughest moments was the rescue of the father who didn't want to leave his children trapped underneath that boat. >> with him struggling with me,
and trying to calm him down and being in such a loud environment. with the helicopter overhead, that was the most difficult part. >> in nine minutes, the parents, the toddler, and a friend were rescued. that's when crews cut a hole into the hoe, and treed the two children trapped inside the cabin. the elk grove family was on a crabbing expedition when they got into trouble. no one onboard was wearing a life jacket. some bay area students helped release thousands of young salmon into the wild today as part of a school project. noel walker tells us, this comes a year after vandals had opened the salmon pens allowing them to escape. >> reporter: today 10,000 residents are moving out. >> we're going to put the camera down into the water. the chinook swammen are swimming about 10 feet down.
>> reporter: this is the cocoon they have called home for the last six months. now it's time to move out. >> it is bittersweet they're so beautiful, they're so pretty. >> it's heartbreaking. we raised them from eggs all the way to where they were. >> reporter: they are back to complete unfinished business. >> waves are going to be the biggest challenge. >> reporter: this time, they get to cut the nets. before releasing the salmon -- >> grab the base of that, mitchell, grab the bottom of the net. >> reporter: they want to catch a dozen fish to keep in tanks for educational purposes. >> how many people does it take to catch one fish? >> a lot. how many do we have here? like 20. >> i just get to enjoy the wildlife. >> reporter: that's the goal of the salmon project. to connect kids with the wildlife in their backyard.
>> so they know what it takes to make good salmon populations, and keep the fishery alive. >> 3, 2, 1. >> reporter: let the next generation begin. in tiburon, noel walker, ktvu, channel 2 news. it appears apple has another winner. the ipad mini, apple says it sold 3 million new tablets in the first three days since the mini went on sale last friday. one analyst said the profit margin is about 40%. stock markets posted small gained today in light trading ahead of tomorrow's election. the dow rose 19 points. the nasdaq was up 17. analysts say the markets don't like uncertainty, and the outcome of the presidential race is anything but certain. they just took a statistic that was at the same tim -- tainted by the industry and bought it hook line and sinker. >> the evidence we found suggests refineries often end
when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1.
the polls open on the east coast in less than six hours from now. but millions have cast their ballots. the demographics of early voting and how some of those votes may go. >> reporter: early vetting is drawing in huge crowds. here in california there have been no major problems. busy, but orderly. >> more people are registered to vote by mail. we're at about 54% of our residents are now permanent vote by mail voters. >> reporter: many said they
would rather vote early than wait until election day. >> i wanted to be absolutely sure i wasn't rushing to make it back by the time the polls closed. >> reporter: here's what it looked like today in florida, where there was controversy over the weekend, after some voters were left standing out for hours, waiting to cast their ballots. >> every vote counts. too many people died. too many people march, too many people lost their lives for us to have the right to do what we're doing. >> reporter: it was the same story in ohio. >> how long do you expect to wait? >> maybe 15, 20 minutes. >> reporter: 1.7 million votes in ohio are already cast. 29% by register democrats. 23% by republicans. in florida, 4.5 million votes have been cast. 43% by democrats. 39% by republicans. here in california, early votes are not broken down by party. >> 11 days before the election,
we start opening all of those envelopes. taking the ballots out and start processing them. we don't look at any vote totals. >> reporter: in florida, there are 29 electoral votes with over 11 million voters in florida. in 2008, president obama beat john mccain, 51 to 48%. in ohio there are 18 electoral votes in play. and there are more than 7 million voters here. president obama beat john mccain four years ago, 52% to 47%. this year, polls show a tight race still in both of those states. frank and julie. ken, thank you. stay with ktvu. our coverage begins at 4:00 tomorrow afternoon as the polls close back east. plus, up to the minute results at ktvu.com, and through our smart phone apps. count on an expanded edition of
the 10:00 news. new york and new jersey officials are scrambling a week after superstorm sandy devastated that area. both states are delivering ballots to emergency shelters. they will allow vetters to cast ballots at any open polling station. some polling missions have no electricity. finding housing for the storm victims who lost their homes is a much larger problem. they number in the 10s of thousands. local, state, and federal officials have yet to come up with a long term solution. in addition, about 1.4 million homes and businesses are still without power. one new jersey utility said all of its customers should be back online by friday. in another installment of a ktvu investigation into chevron refinery inspections, we have information tonight on cal- osha's part in the process. the agency has a limit the number of resources to inspect
more than 1,000 refineries. two years ago, after a deadly fire at a tasoro refinery. it only looked at their paperwork. >> did we do a walk around? no. >> reporter: cal-osha concluded that california's refineries are some of the safest in the nation. greg is senior scientist at the nonprofit advocacy group, communities for a better environment. >> they just took a statistic that was painted by the industry, and bought it hook, line, and sinker. >> reporter: chevron had no comment. four years ago, cal-osha inspected and passed with flying colors a pressure relief system that burns off excess gases to prevent explosions. chevron still would not comment. perhaps it had to do with other regulatory agencies. >> it might be the criminal investigation the epa has ongoing, alleging that chevron
will fully covered up, and didn't report violations. >> reporter: cal-osha's process safety edition has just 8 inspectors not just to cover the state refineries, but 1400 other california plants and refineries. left it up to pacific gas and electric before sam bruno. not enough inspectors, and not enough answers and you are paying for it. i'm consumer editor tom baker. ktvu, channel 2 news. a wind whipped brush fire shut town traffic on a freeway. the fire is in the cajon pass near san bernandino county. the fire was first reported around 11:00 a.m. this morning. the road closure started about an hour later. the pass was reopened around
5:30 tonight. hundreds of firefighters are still fighting back the flames. so far, the fire has burned some 350 acres. right now, it is only about 10% contained. san francisco police are looking for a missing elderly man who disappeared yesterday morning. the 82-year-old was last seen around 9:30 a.m. yesterday morning in the bay view. police say he is hard of hearing. anyone with information about li's are whereabouts is asked to call police. 37-year-old amman melas of oakland was hit by a light rail train after walking into the market street tunnel about 7:30 friday morning. he was hit by an inbound j- church train. the accident shut down muni service for about three hours in all. authorities still don't know
why he was in the tunnel. two years after it disappeared. a metal cross with a legal history reappears in the bay area. where it turned up today, and what authorities plan to do with it. >> record heat today. obviously, some records tomorrow. but the big changes, cold weather headed your way. i'll let you know when it gets here and how cool it's going to get. >> up first, a night of thanks to the oakland police department. including one volunteer who has logged more than 20 years of service.
says he has donated his time for more than 20 years at the police department. >> yeah, i've been involved since i got out of the service, i was a volunteer in world war ii, and i have been involved in the election. always had to be involved in doing something. >> how about that? the volunteer is accredited with performing other than 20,000 hours of work over the past year. a small, but determined group of activists gathered today fighting eviction. she says she went to chemotherapy and came home to find the locks had been taken off her alameda county home. today, members of the occupy oakland eviction defense group went with her to morgan stanley bank to petition for a new loan. the group says last year, it was able to successfully
prevent the eviction of two homeowners. a reminder you can get ktvu news to go. just go to ktvu.com and download the news app. a car bomb killed 11 people in a residential neighborhood of damascus. two groups opposed to the syrian regime battled over control of a border post. some palestinian groups are now being drawn into this civil war. in the united kingdom, concerns over 80 million ash be drown into the disease. ash dieback disease has decimated ash tree populations in northern and eastern europe.
in kenya, a 105-year-old witch doctor says he has predicted the outcome of the american election race. he says the bones and shells predict that president obama will emerge victorious. the obama presidency put the town on the map, and has attracted investors and tourists. sheriff deputies have discovered a metal cross that was once the center of a court case. the cross disappeared two years ago, shortly after the supreme court ruled it should be allowed to remain on federal land in the mojave desert. the cross was part of a memorial to soldiers killed in world war i. deputies say they plan to hand the cross over now to the national parks service. a big donation today for the family of a fallen law enforcement officer. plus --
a sudden it's dark now. >> reporter: on this day after the time change, the east bay bicycle coalition gave away more than 100 bike lights. >> having a light on your bike is super important. peep can see you better. >> reporter: in addition to the light, and a few words about cycling safety, bicyclists were also treated to a little last minute electioneering. >> we're going to have four times as much money available for bicycle and pedestrian projects. >> reporter: v1 would continue forever, a half cent sales tax. 85% of the billion dollars split between mass transit roads and development, overseen by appointed officials. back to safety, veteran cyclists told me, despite the lights on her bike, a driver hit her at dusk. cyclists say it's important to ride defensively, know the
rules, and stay lit, and visible. john fowler, ktvu, channel 2 news. american suzuki motor corporation announced today it would stop selling automobiles in this country. the company filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. documents show it owes at least $100 million to at least $500 million. american suzuki said it will still sell motorcycles, all- terrain vehicles and boat engines. a nonprofit presented a big check today to the widow of kenyan youngstromb. karen was in walnut creek to accept the check worth more than $26,000. the group collected donations from individuals and businesses, including chevron, and ktvu and kicu. our general manager tom mapone was among those at the ceremony. officer youngstromb was shot
and killed during a traffic stop on 280 two months ago. >> how dearly loved their father was by even, not just those that knew him personally. >> one of officer youngstromb's four children will also qualify for a scholarship. the group helps families of fallen firefighters and peace officers who die in the line of duty. the world trade center received some damage from hurricane sandy last week. crews repaired that damage and it is set to reopen tomorrow. the fountain that contains the names of the lost was not damaged. big changes coming our way. take a look outside, you can see the live stormtracker 2 is tracking a system coming from the gulf of alaska.
it's a good sized one. it's going to be down here as we head toward your bay area thursday, friday. it's a ways off. tomorrow is going to be another nice day like today. these were the highs from today. highs tomorrow, they're going to be right there. maybe a little bit warmer in some places. we'll see a couple record highs as well. very nice weather for this time of year. it all changes around after tomorrow. wednesday, we transition to a little cooler. thursday, the bottom comes out. it just gets cool. we know it's going to be hot tomorrow, or warm, however you want to look at it. 65 right now at the san francisco airport. 65 in hayward. so it's kind of mild out there, with the mild conditions, you just know tomorrow is going to end up being pretty warm. as we get into wednesday, temperatures start down. thursday and friday, they plummet basically into the 50s. as this system comes in, it's very unusual for this time of year, because it's so cold. it's got a lot of cold air in the center of it. we could see some snow on top
of mount diablo. low levels in the sierra nevada. 6:00tonight, nothing going ton yet. here it comes. the leading edge of it is coming from up here. that's wednesday at 5:30. it drops straight down. that's a high latitude storm coming from the gulf of alaska. scattered showers thursday afternoon. we'll see snow in the mountains, down to some models suggest 3500 feet, even lower than that. that's pretty low. several higher peaks have a stronger shot at getting snow flurries. it continued to unstable wednesday, thursday, and a bit into friday as well. there you go. pretty weird right? we go from very warm, actually hot records, to very cool. maybe some record cool overnight lows as we get into thursday and friday. these are the forecast highs for friday. 80 in pittsburg. 83 in brentwood. 82 in morgan hill. just a very nice looking day. wednesday, still not bad.
just transitioning cooler. thursday, and friday, not bad, but it just will not feel like this last run of weather we've had. it's going to be a shocker for you, julie haener. i think it's going to be a shocker. it's been so nice. you're going to get up in the morning and need a jacket. definitely going to be much cooler. >> it was like a dramatic change. it was so beautiful out. >> it has. this really will feel like a winter. >> no reason not to vote tomorrow in terms of the weather. it's going to be perfect. researchers say suicide rates in the united states increase during the great recession. an indicater of the toll that unemployment can take on people. according to researchers at stanford, cambridge university, and the university of hong kong, there were 1580 more suicides each year in the united states from 2008 through 2010 than would be expected statistically. during that time, the u.s. unemployment rate averaged 8.2% nationally. in the years prior to the
recession. the u.s. unemployment rate was generally around 5%. the warriors make a comeback after being down against the kings. could they keep it up until the end of the game? fred is next with sports. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible.
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mark's off tonight, fred inglis is in. >> golden state, they wanted to start a season 3-0 on the road for the first time in 18 years. but sacramento wasn't going to let some out of towner crash their home opener. the kings head coach does it all for sacramento. even cleans up the pavilion. sacramento started with three straight road losses. cousins was playing in front of friends and he impressed. curry just 3 for 15. but his triple here make it is 89-84 kings. golden state out scored the kings in the 4th. clay led the team with 22. the kings led by two. curry for the victory, no way. sacramento wins its first game of the season.
94-92. the raiders are busy as we speak looking for a running back to come in and perhaps fill a void. of course at the midway point of this season, impact free agents are about as rare as a hen's teeth. mcfadden's backup suffered the same injury, and there's serious doubt either will play in baltimore. about 70,000 fans of doug martin had fun yesterday. yesterday he martinnizeed the team he grew up cheering for. rushed for a total of 250 yards. embarrassing for the raiders, because they thought they could stop the ground game. >> listen, it hurts. it hurts. you know, but there are things we've got to get corrected at the end of the day. they made the play, and we didn't. >> i've got to step back and
just look at it, surreal. i'm just doing my job out there. i'm honored. >> what a great smile. meanwhile, new orleans fans figure the time to stop clowning around. the eagles couldn't finish. that's mike vick's pass, deflected and intercepted. the eagles were 1st and goal 4 times tonight, and get just 6 points out of it. let's get ready to fumble! the saints recover, win 28-13. both teams 3-5. that is sports as we see it for this monday night. all right fred, thank you. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. >> start your election day with the morning view. we're always here for you at